[LEDE-DEV] Difference between AutoLoad vs. AutoProbe for kernel modules?

John Crispin john at phrozen.org
Tue Jan 10 04:20:56 PST 2017

On 10/01/2017 12:11, Yousong Zhou wrote:
> On 10 January 2017 at 18:27, John Crispin <john at phrozen.org> wrote:
>> correct, which is why we tend to add subsystem and lib stuff using
>> AutoLoad and the rest using AutoProbe
> I think the problem with wireguard in github issue 3790 [1] is that
> wireguard requires NFPROTO_{IPV4,IPV6} "hashlimit" module and
> netfilter subsystem will try to load ipt_hashlimit and ip6t_hashlimit
> which are aliases of xt_hashlimit, but we have aliases along with
> other modinfoinfo stripped from kernel modules with patch
> 204-module_strip.patch.
> It looks to me mod aliases are essential part of the module info in
> this case . What do you think about restoring them by patching the
> 204.xxx.patch?
> [1] https://github.com/openwrt/packages/issues/3790
>                 yousong

why not simply set the hashlimit to autoload and make wireguard depend
on it ? that should resolve the loading issue.


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